Aryan Khan released from Arthur Road Jail, returns home after 28 days
Written by Naman Narayan on October 31, 2021
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s elder child Aryan Khan will be returning home after 28 days. He was taken into custody on the night of October 2 by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) along with a few others after the agency conducted a raid on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast. On October 3, Aryan Khan was arrested by the NCB in the case. The Khan house, Mannat, in Bandra was decked up with lights to welcome Aryan on Friday, October 29. However, owing to a delay in completing formalities for release, Aryan had to spend another night in jail.
Today, October 30, Aryan Khan was released from Arthur Road Jail. Shah Rukh Khan’s bodyguard Ravi and his team had reached early morning to pick him up. The jail authorities picked up the bail order at 5:30 am on Saturday from the Arthur Road Jail mailbox. Aryan Khan was released from jail at 11am after which he sat in the car and left the jail.
Aryan Khan and his friends Arbaaz Merchant were denied bail thrice before submitting a plea at the Bombay High Court. The Higher Court started hearing the bail plea by Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant, and Munmun Dhamecha on October 26. It was concluded on October 28 with the judge passing its verdict in favour of Aryan Khan and the other two accused.
On Friday, Bombay High Court Justice Sambre issued the bail order citing 14 bail conditions for Aryan Khan. The conditions included a bail surety of Rs. 1 lakh, surrendering of passport, and appearing before the NCB every Friday to mark his presence. Soon after, Juhi Chawla appeared at a Mumbai sessions court to sign the bail surety of Aryan Khan. She is not only Shah Rukh Khan’s close friend but also a business partner.
Aryan Khan was represented by Senior Advocate Satish Maneshinde, Senior Advocate Amit Desai, and Former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi.